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    All the Mystery-Writing Insight and Advice You Could Ever NeedThe 12 stories featured in our How Mysterious! series serve as an online university* for budding crime writers. (*Unaccredited)
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    How I Learned to Write Mysteries the Mystic River WayBy deconstructing Dennis Lehane’s best seller, Angie Kim was able to shape her own debut novel.
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    The Crimes Never End: A Guide to Mystery’s Biggest, Longest-Lasting FranchisesThe Boxcar Children? Hardy Boys? Women’s Murder Club? Still out there solving.
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    How ‘Who Shot Mr. Burns?’ Unlocked The Simpsons’ PotentialWriters Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein look back on how one mystery led to a beloved two-part episode and a parade of marketing stunts.
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    How to Write Hercule Poirot in 2019Author Sophie Hannah on continuing Agatha Christie’s classic series — and why the detective definitely shouldn’t have a Twitter account.
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    ‘Heel It Now, Dig?’: Rian Johnson Revisits the Mystery of Brick13 years later, the director of Knives Out walks us through the lessons he learned making his high-school-noir debut.
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    The Secret to a Good Mystery Movie? It Isn’t the SurpriseMichael Green, the writer behind Blade Runner 2049 and two Agatha Christie adaptations, reveals the key to resurrecting a whodunit for the screen.
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    Tana French Is Our Best Living Mystery WriterWith her Dublin Murder Squad series, she has built a world that’s more George R.R. Martin than Agatha Christie — minus the beheadings.
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    One Neat Trick to Writing Great Mystery PlotsThe critic and author of the Charles Lenox series advises doing what Michelangelo did, but backward.
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    Emergence’s Showrunners on How to Build a Puzzle-Box ShowStep 1: Don’t be afraid to answer your mysteries.
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    Nancy Drew Brings the Character’s Legacy Full CircleThe CW’s new take on the iconic heroine looks less like the original “girl detective” than it does like everything she inspired.
  12. 8 Unforgettable Detective-Themed Comedy SketchesLooking back at times when mystery and humor mingled, from Monty Python to Key and Peele.
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    13 Mystery-Writing Tricks Used by Acclaimed NovelistsIncluding the Bullseye Method and the Don Draper Principle.
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    Nancy Drew Is Not Who You RememberThe redheaded detective is back in a CW reboot, but the mystery remains: is she more than endlessly recyclable IP?
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    Mystery Writer Tana French’s Tips for Crafting a Red HerringHow the author of In the Woods and The Witch Elm leads the reader down the wrong trail.